Nation News Agency and its Journalist Criminalized For Reporting on Problems of Thai-owned Heinda Mine in Myanmar

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Freedom of Press Advocates and Civil Society Call on Thailand to Protect The Nation Newspaper

Nation News Agency and its Journalist Criminalized For Reporting on Problems of Thai-owned Heinda Mine in Myanmar

 

Bangkok: 14 May, 2017

 

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A Myanmar court denied bail for the second time to human rights activist Khaing Myo Htun on Friday. EarthRights International (ERI) condemns that decision and calls for his charges to be dropped.

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